Teenager airlifted to hospital after coming off bike at Stourport nature reserve
A teenage cyclist has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after coming off his bike near to nature reserve in Wyre Forest.
Emergency services were called to Burlish Top Nature Reserve, off Kingsway, in Stourport, shortly after 1pm today, to reports of a cyclist coming off his bike.
A male teenager, aged 17, was found to be in a serious condition, before being taken to hospital by the Midlands Air Ambulance.
A spokesman from West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 1:07pm on Monday to reports a cyclist had come off their bike at Burlish Top Nature Reserve.
"We sent the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, two land ambulances, a paramedic officer and BASICS doctor to the scene.
"On arrival we found one patient, a teenage male, in a serious condition.
"He was given trauma care on scene before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham by air ambulance.”
A West Mercia Police spokesman said: "We received a call at 1.40pm today [Monday] to Torridon Close, Stourport, near to Burlish Top Nature Reserve, to a report of a 17-year-old falling of his bike.
"Officers closed the road whilst the ambulance service treated the patient."
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